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  • New Jersey V. T.L.O. Essays

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    The Fourth Amendment to the constitution protects United States citizens from unreasonable searches and seizures. Our forefathers recognized the harm and abuses that occurred in the colonies to innocent people by the British, and they made sure to write protections into the U.S. Constitution. Fearing the police state that any nation has the potential to become and recognizing that freedom and liberty is meaningless when victimization by the police is a real and foreboding threat the Fourth Amendment

  • Supreme Court Case New Jersey V. Essay

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    Supreme Court Case New Jersey v. T.L.O New Jersey v. T.L.O, a supreme court case that took the stands in 1985, involved a fourteen year old freshman in highschool and a New Jersey public high school in which the minor attended. The minor by which public record only shows her by her initials T.L.O, was caught smoking cigarettes with another student in her high school’s bathroom during the school day. This act of smoking in the bathroom was against school policy as it was only seen fit to smoke in

  • 4th Amendment Research Paper

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    probable cause. The biggest problem with this amendment that many people tried to challenge is what is reasonable or unreasonable to searches and seizures. One case that challenges the Fourth Amendment is New Jersey v. T.L.O. that was argued on “March 28, 1984” ("New Jersey v. T.L.O." Oyez) and reargued on “October 2, 1984” ("New Jersey

  • Case Study: T. L. V. Texas

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    absent of probable cause?” The facts of the case are as follows: T.L.O was a fourteen-year-old female at a high school in New Jersey. A teacher caught another student and T.L.O smoking cigarettes in the bathroom of the school. This was against school rules. The teacher brought both girls to the Principal who probed both of them. One girl admitted to smoking in the bathroom and T.L.O denied the accusations. The Principal accused T.L.O of lying to him and forced her to open her purse and search through

  • T. V. Lbo Case Summary

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    14-year-old T.L.O. and a peer were caught smoking cigarettes in a school restroom which violated school rules. The two violators were taken to the Assistant Vice Principal’s office where one student confessed to smoking while the other, T.L.O., denied the allegation. The Assistant Vice Principal demanded T.L.O to hand over her purse where he found cigarette papers, cigarettes, a pipe, marijuana, a list of students who owed T.L.O., and a large amount of money. The school authorities contacted T.L.O.’s mother

  • Smoking Case Solution Essay

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    fourteen year old, high school freshman, who is referred to as T.L.O. along with her companion were sent to the Assistant Vice Principal Theodore Choplick’s office for violating the school rule of smoking in the restroom. During questioning T.L.O.’s companion admitted to smoking in the restroom and had violated the school’s rule. However, T.L.O. denied smoking in the restroom by stating that she does not smoke at all. Mr. Choplick asked T.L.O. to come into his private office and ordered to see the purse

  • New Jersey Vs Redding Summary

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    There are two cases that are being compared; New Jersey v. T.L.O. and Safford v. Redding. The rulings in both of these cases were just. In the case New Jersey v. T.L.O. the defendant (T.L.O.) was found guilty for smoking cigarettes and for possessing drug paraphernalia in her purse. In court, her lawyer argued that the way that her purse was searched, was a violation of the Fourth Amendment. Since she was a delinquent and her rights were not, in fact, violated, she was sentenced to probation for

  • How Does The Fourth Amendment Apply To School Officials?

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    designated T.L.O due to her age, denied smoking in a restricted area. The VP proceeded to take student into his private office and searched her purse and discovered a pack of cigarettes. However, as he was searching, he also identified a stack of rolling papers, which led to a more thorough search of the purse which produced a small amount of marijuana, a pipe, a number of empty plastic bags, a significant amount of money, as wells an index card with names of various people who owed T.L.O money. This

  • New Jersey Vs Tlo Overstreet Case Study

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    Accused Autumn Overstreet Liberty High School AP Government 3AB New Jersey v. T.L.O. was an important case concerning the rights of the accused and had to do with the exclusionary rule. This case furthered the knowledge of the exclusionary rule that is mentioned in the Fourth Amendment. It was decided that the exclusionary rule applies to searches and seizures that occur at school by the officials. T.L.O. was only fourteen years old when she and another girl were suspected to have been smoking

  • High School Vs. New Jersey Court Case Essay

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    purse. This is what happened for T.L.O. when she was a freshman caught smoking marijuana in the bathroom and the vice principle thought that it was okay to look through her purse for proof of what she had done. They both obviously did something that was going to be seen as wrong to different people. Today we will discuss how the T.L.O. V. New Jersey court case was created, the steps that it went through and the final decision and how it still impacts lives today. The T.L.O. court case made an impact on